This was originally published at Reel Opinions on 20th April 2018.
Natalie Burn stars in horror film, The Executioners, out now on VOD.
This was originally published at Flickering Myth on 3rd July 2017.
Star of the upcoming high concept sci-fi, The Jurassic Games, Katie Burgess is a promising new talent in the world of genre film-making, one who is definitely worth keeping an eye on. You can catch her now in this year’s horror thriller Gremlin, which tells the story of a family who are terrorised by an ancient creature residing within a cursed box.
I recently had the pleasure of asking Katie a few questions about her upcoming projects, as well as her experience working on Gremlin.
00:48– Karin on how portraying an Orangutan is different from playing a Gorilla or Chimpanzee
05:26– On studying and mimicking Orangutan Long Calls
18:40– On how Matt Reeves directs actors with minimal dialogue
21:43– On Maurice’s status as a fan-favourite character and the Orangutan that inspired him
24:10– On the physical challenges of playing Maurice